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. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ >> neil: detroit goes bust. michigan lawmakers needing to find ways to rev up cash. are unions pushing for a detroit bailout about to get their way? stewart, you argue that at least weapon it comes to pensioners they need help. >> absolutely. the city of detroit and the state of michigan made a commitment to workers years and years ago, that they would get a pension. many times they negotiated for higher pensions and less wages. and firefighters police officers need pensions like the rest of us do. the average negligence detroit -- average pension in detroit is $19,000. hardly lavish. the pensions and i would argue we have to save detroit. >> neil: a lot of cities in line. i'm not blaming unions. a lot of inept imaginer -- managers that let his happened but unfunded high schools that can't -- unopportunitied liabilities. you have a host of other u.s. cities in arrears, a number of states on the brink. where do you draw the line? >> the problem in detroit is similar to other stays and that's a conscious effort to deindustrialize america. these are prim
are incorrect. next up, true or false, the city of detroit is holding an important election tomorrow for the top leadership of that great american city. is that true or is that false? [ buzzer ] that is false. the city of detroit is holding an election tomorrow, but it is pointless because there is no democracy in detroit anymore. the guy on the left of your screen here is dave bing, who is the mayor of detroit elected by the people in 2009. he's not running again for the position, and i think i know why. the guy on the right is kevin ohr, he's detroit's emergency manager. he was never elected to his position. he was put in place by michigan's governor. he makes 75% more than the mayor makes, but kevin is the only one who has any power. whatever he wants, detroit does because he is the emergency manager, not the elected leader and emergency managers get to run that city now, not the people who get elected. so tomorrow we'll go through the motions, more than a dozen candidates will be running in a primary to become detroit's next powerless figure as mayor. who want do anything. the top two finish
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detroit or even something bigger like the incredible growing class of poor people? >> well, what you want to do first -- >> either. take your pick. >> detroit, you have to analyze what really happened there. why did it go wrong? now, there are obvious things. the city what's been run by democrats unchecked since the last republican mayor was 1957. okay? you've had -- that town has been a petri dish of everything the democrat party stands for, everything the democrat party loves. massive unions, massive pensions. pay people pensions and health care long after they've stopped working. the math doesn't add up. you have massive welfare states where citizens are given things left and right in order to buy their votes. you have no opposition whatsoever. then in the case of -- you throw race into the mix and you bring on mayor coleman young who causes riots in 1967 in detroit and mayor young calls a white flight to suburbia and detroit is left with nothing but liberal democrats running it. it is what it is. and anyplace in this country that has similar circumstances, the same fate is going to ha
make of this? worried about the road ahead, auto critic with the detroit free press joining us from michigan, good to see you. i did not intend to make a car related pun about driving. a lot of this is in a pickup trucks and larger vehicles. are you worried these automakers are making the same a stake they did in the 90s? it blew up in their face. >> not really. the increase in pickup trucks is due to a lot of businesses stocking up again because they think the economy is getting better and many as you thes we see our smaller than the vehicles that existed in 90s and more fuel efficient. the problem is when car and suv sales get out of whack and you are making your money on huge vehicles and losing money on cars that doesn't seem to be the case. the ford fiesta is up 90% in july versus last year which was a stunning number. dagen: we should really celebrate these automakers and rejoice in effect these sales are so good and the quality of these vehicles is so good. you get in any small american sedan these days and even in many cases it is superior to what you would buy in japan or f
for gritty realism and forceful dialogue, referred to as the dickens of detroit. 26 of his books have been adapted for the big screen, get shorty quoigt out of sight quoi 310 to yuma." we talked about paying tribute to someone of the great writers, we thought one of the best ways was to hear from the man himself. >> i'll come to my desk about 9:30 and work. but i always work until 6:00. rarely have lunch. the idea of lunch doesn't interest me at all, i'm not hungry. i'm just into what i'm doing. i write in longhand, and it's just to me that's writing, you know? and then i put it on a typewriter. i just stop at 6:00 because you got to stop sometime. but, still, yeah, the character, though, could still be in my head. and maybe i might even sound hike that character. maybe all day long i might sound like that character. and my wife might say, well, i know who you are today. i never, ever write from my own point of view. i never use my words. i don't want them to hear me telling them what the -- or showing them what the book is about. i want them immersed in it the same way that i am. but, sti
who came to detroit in 2009. this is more -- is more general. i think if anything's changed it's that in the aftermath of the attack on our facility in benghazi and the deaths there of four americans and the continuing ha la ba lu from congress about embassy safety, people just want to err on the side of taking extra precautions. they don't have the same kind of specificity here they've had in other threats. what they have is significant personalities being involved in the threat stream and i think that's why they take it seriously. >> we are living in a post-benghazi world and benghazi drives so much of this. >> exactly. so richard haas, talk a little bit about -- what's the president's for closing -- precedence for closing 22 embassies and this al qaeda resurgence. >> let me start with the latter. people are focusing on the u.s. reaction which i think is appropriate. the bigger story this is the new normal. this is now a middle east where you no longer have countries that are essentially controlled by their governments. it's been the case in pakistan for some time, which is w
detroit on christmas day and a 2010 plot to send bombs in printer cartridges in cargo planes bound for the u.s. both plots were foiled at the last minute. in 2009, al asiri even planted a bomb on his own brother in his underwear or a body cavity. the brother got close to saudi arabia's counter terror chief and set it off, killing himself but not the saudi minister. >> what does it say that he does this with his own brother? >> it says that he's absolutely ruthless. not only is ibrahim al asiri absolutely ruthless, he is, according to leading explosive experts in the west, really good at what he does. he's proud the most sophisticated devices ever seen from al qaeda. >> reporter: last year, u.s. officials say al asiri was behind another foiled plot to send another bomb in the underwear of a terrorist on a commercial plane bound for the u.s. the head of the tsa called that a next gen device. >> it was a new type of explosive that we had never seen and either attempted in the u.s. or around the world by terrorists. so all of our explosive detection equipment which screens over a milli
for me. the last time i was on the field, it wasn't pretty. it was against detroit in the playoffs and against baltimore. and i was horrific. so i have an opportunity now to come in and hit in the middle of the lineup, hopefully get some big hits and help this team enter the playoffs. >> referring to your comments friday night, he thought they were counterproductive and he thought alex probably isn't that happy with those comments. >> who? >> michael weiner was saying that perhaps you were not happy looking back with those comments, wondering how you feel about them a few days later. >> i said what i said. that's friday night. today is another day and i'm focused on what my job is responsibilities to the fan base of new york. i do want to thank all the fans and some of the media people and my dominican people and all the hispanics all over the world. i mean, the support i've gotten has been incredible. it's been the toughest fight of my life. this is probably just phase two, just starting. it's not going to get easier. it's probably going to get harder. but i am humbled and i'm tha
into detroit. they've attacked our embassy there before. there's a very active franchise of al qaeda operating there in yemen. it's one to be taken seriously. we've had successes against them. the yemenis have been wonderful partners in this fight, but at the same time we have to take these kind of steps to the ensure we keep the initiative and we're not reacting to the enemy after the fact. reacting ahead of time and setting the conditions can throw the enemy on their back foot. >> you know, i want to play a little bit of what representative peter king, he's the chairman of the house homeland security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence. i interviewed him about an hour and a half or so ago, and listen to this little clip, general. then we'll discuss. >> i have been getting briefed fairly regularly over the last seven, eight years at least, and also pretty heavily before then, and this is the most specific i have seen. and, again, i don't think i'm giving anything away when you look at the reaction to have 21 embassies being closed shows how seriously our government is taking it,
on an american jet over detroit. and dispatch bombs on a cargo plane bound for the u.s. three to four yemeni fighters were involved in the benghazi attack last year. the obama administration expanded the drone program in yemen. in 2011 drones killed and war -- anwar al awlaki. there are far fewer strikes this year compared to 2012. >> the number of attacks is falling because they have in fact gotten to some of the top tier leadership, is what the administration would say. i think what we're seeing this week calls that into question. it's hard to assess. >> right now there are more than 100 troops on the ground in yemen, split between the marines helping to protect the embassy and special operation forces down south training the yemeni forces on counterterrorism. >> thanks, chris. so how serious is the threat. joining suss michael hayden, now a principal at a global security firm. the drone strikes in yemen, do you think they're directly related to this latest threat that the u.s. detected coming from al zawahiri to a top al qaeda in yemen? >> it's hard to tell. we've had a campaign in yemen
rock. michigan police say they arrested a 43-year-old man who tried to break in north of detroit wednesday. these are surveillance pictures of the suspect taken from kid rock's house. the suspect clearly not going to let it stop minimum from getting inside. he used a white van. the rocker posted a description on the website and is offering a $5,000 reward. >>> new information overnight. there was no winner in the $300 million jackpot. check your tickets. $400 million for wednesday's drawing. still well below the record $590 million jackpot won by a florida woman in may. the odds are matching all six numbers are 1 in 175.2 million. >> the only time i play is when it's up around like $300 mill n million. >> a good shot of winning. >> it's worse. >> what a rip off. >>> all right. rick, he's right there. what's happening? >> only when it gets up to $400 million. i'm glad nobody won the $300 million, now we can play and win. >> i'm glad nobody won, too. >> 40 degrees in minnesota. it is cold there. a big cool pocket of air, moving across the great lakes to the northeast. a very nice
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